How To Download the Latest DNC List from the FTC
2. Download the Latest DNC List from the FTC Splitting 2 Gigabyte file
Select tab 1. Government DNC List
1. To get the latest Do Not Call list from the Federal or State Government Trade Commission
Click on the
Go to https://telemarketing.donotcall.gov
They will give you a Login and Password for downloading.
You will see the following screens
Download Full List
Delta (Changes Only)
Caveat: Customers have reported that the Delta Download, even when
done every month
misses some numbers. So we suggest using the Full Download every 30 days to be on the safe side.
|Step 1. Select Download Format:
Select the Flat Text File option, instead of the
XML file option
Although you can use either one, Flat Text File is preferred,
as it is smaller and simpler in format.
You will receive an email at the registered email address.
Check your email and click on the link provided. from the FTC's TeleMarketing Download server.
2. Download the file in to your C:\CallNot\Data folder
Save it in to the C:\CALLNOT\DATA folder
This is the same folder where the DataDemo.Zip file is.
It will have a name, such as Global_17_9_2003_3LJ629133ZTlyRiK3PtAXg==.Zip
or if it is partial change download
Who knows why the FTC names the files this way. Some sort of code we guess.
Make sure you have at least 1 Gigabyte of free space available on your hard disk, as it is a big file, and getting larger.
The downloading process may take about 5 minutes, depending on the speed of your internet connection.
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When it is done, you will see the Download Complete message.
You may now exit your web browser
Proceed to Step 3. Load Up the CallNot software with the Latest List
Note: The DoNotCall Software includes the compact, powerful UnZip utility by
This will automatically unzip the files you download from the FTC to extract the actual file of phone numbers.
An example in the Data Demo folder is XyZ$aBcDeFgHiJkLmNoPq1==.zip
Splitting 2 Gigabyte file